If you have an ingrown toenail without significant pain, redness, or pus discharge, you can get rid of it with a few simple home remedies. Read more: How Do You Get Rid of an Ingrown Toenail? Article
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Ingrown Toenail (Onychocryptosis)
Ingrown toenails are caused by the growth of the toenail into the surrounding nail fold. Symptoms and signs include toe pain, swelling, redness, and yellow drainage. Treatment at home involves soaking the affected foot in diluted white vinegar or Epsom salts, elevating the foot, and trimming the nails straight across. Surgery is also an option for severe cases. Prevent ingrown toenails by wearing shoes with a wider toe box and avoiding repeated injury to the toenails. Avoid curving or cutting the nails short at the edges.
What Will Draw Out an Ingrown Toenail?
Ingrown toenails occur when the side corners of a toenail grow down into your skin and pierce the soft tissue. Soak your foot in lukewarm water with Epsom salts two or three times a day and massaging the skin afterwards may help draw out an ingrown toenail.
How Do You Get Rid of an Ingrown Fingernail?
Simple measures such as soaking the affected nail and taking pain relievers may help get rid of an ingrown fingernail. If the condition is persistent or becomes infected, medical intervention is required.
What Will Happen if You Leave an Ingrown Toenail Untreated?
When a toenail grows inward instead of growing outward normally, it curves and grows into the skin. This irritates the skin and can cause pain, swelling, redness, and tenderness around the nail bed and sides of the nail. This painful condition of the toenail is known as onychocryptosis.
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